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Building MEAN Apps with Cosmos DB - Part 6: POST, PUT and DELETE with Cosmos DB

Building MEAN Apps with Cosmos DB - Part 6: POST, PUT and DELETE with Cosmos DB I've released a new videos series that shows how to build MEAN apps using Cosmos DB. Each video in the series will be a couple of minutes and show how each part of the application works. This next video shows how to code the POST, PUT, and DELETE APIs to connect to the MongoDB database with Azure Cosmos DB, using Mongoose. This video series explores: Exploring the Angular, Express, Node, and Cosmos DB app Building the Node.js and Express.js app, along with the Angular CLI Angular and Express APIs Creating and Deploying Cosmos DB Querying Cosmos DB POST, PUT, DELETE Coming Soon...


Azure Functions in Two Minutes

I love building web apps with JavaScript and I almost always need an API to serve my data or connect to a behind-the-scenes service. Azure Functions makes this wicked easy. In fact, it takes a just a few minutes. Brian Clark and I share my screen in the video below as we create an Azure Function end-point together. Then we hit it from postman using its public url. Feel free to follow along by trying Azure Functions at this link. You can sign up for the free trial on Azure yet from this link....


Alpha Testers Wanted for Progressive Web App Tools for VS Code

I love the Web and I love tools that make creating awesome things for the Web easier! When creating Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) there are a lot of options. So it just makes sense to create an extension for VS Code to help design PWAs. As the title mentions, this is an alpha. I'd love some of your help to test this extension. Give it a run through and see what we might want to change, add, remove, or document further. My first cut at this extension can be found here. Please refer to the GitHub repo to create any issues. I will iterate on this extension a few times, til I have something that is useful to the wider...


Essential Angular VS Code Extensions

When it comes to efficient and effective development experiences, excellent tooling makes all the difference. That's why I love VS Code. VS Code has a great extensibility model, which makes it easy to create awesome extensions that enhance the development experience. It's no secret that I love shortcuts and I don't love memorizing syntax ... which is why I created my snippets for Angular. It's been quite popular with over 500,000 downloads, but it's certainly not the only extension I use. I am often asked, "What are you favorite VS Code extensions for Angular?". I decided it was time to share them via an extension pack. Introducing my Angular Essentials extension pack for VS Code. By installing this extension pack...


Angular 2 QuickStart with Ward Bell

Recently I had a great opportunity to sit down with my good friend and expert Angular developer Ward Bell to film a Play by Play for Pluralsight on Angular 2. You can watch Ward and I build an Angular 2 app from scratch, and see us explaining the decisions we make as the code unfolds. Here is the description of the video with us ... In this video, Curious about getting started in Angular 2? This Play by Play will get you up and running in under two hours. In this course, Angular experts John Papa and Ward Bell build an Angular 2 app from scratch. You’ll learn about the various options for spinning up an Angular 2 app, including...